William Cash

Former MP, Stone

Stone Conservative

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How William Cash voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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William Cash quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Petitions: Heavy Goods Vehicles on the A519 (Staffordshire) 25 Mar 2015

    The petition is from many hundreds of residents in my constituency. The petition states: The Petition of residents of the constituency of Stone in Staffordshire, Declares that residents of Eccleshall and Woodseaves object to the use of the A519 (running through Eccleshall and Woodseaves) by HGVs; further that the Petitioners object to the application for a new access road to serve the Raleigh...
  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March): Counter-terrorism 24 Mar 2015

    Is the hon. Gentleman asserting that there is an absolute right to freedom of speech in all circumstances? Does he place any limitation on it?
  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March): Counter-terrorism 24 Mar 2015

    In the couple of interventions I made on the Minister and on the shadow Minister, I returned to a point I made in the lead letter in The Sunday Telegraph of 8 March. Following its lead of the previous week, I said that we were talking not about just an accident, but about a failure of legislation in dealing with the question of human rights and the charter of fundamental rights in relation...

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Former Conservative MP for Stone

Entered House of Commons on 3 May 1984 — unknown

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Also represented Stafford

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Prime Minister
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • European Constitution
  • EU Reform: Treaties
  • EU Internal Trade
  • EU Economic Policy

Currently held offices

  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (since 3 Dec 2012)
  • Chair, European Scrutiny Committee (since 8 Sep 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 8 Sep 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 2003 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Attorney General (18 Sep 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 8 Sep 2010)
  • Member, Employment Committee (15 May 1989 to 21 Mar 1990)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 1987 to 15 Dec 1989)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (1 May 1986 to 15 Dec 1989)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (1 May 1986 to 15 Dec 1989)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (15 Jul 1985 to 17 Nov 1998)

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  • Has spoken in 65 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 64.97% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 47 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 101 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1927 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: David E D Johnson
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 6 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: North Staffordshire Conservative Women's Luncheon Club
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 6 March 2015)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Solicitor, William Cash & Co, The Tithe Barn, Upton Cresset, nr Bridgnorth, WV16 6UH.
December 2014, received £25,000. Hours: 70 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2015)
8. Land and Property
Half share in London rental property (residential). (Registered 16 April 2012)

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